| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Longtime entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell, whose clients included Michael Eisner and Jim Henson, died Aug. 23 of complications from leukemia. He was 87.
Russell, a New York native, is best known for working to get Eisner installed as chief executive...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Jane Nebel Henson, who collaborated with her husband, Jim Henson, in creating, designing and marketing the Muppets, died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut after battling cancer. She was 78.
Her death was announced by the Jim Henson Co.
The couple met...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy.
Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
For readers interested in biographies and memoirs, Biographile.com is a must-bookmark website. This publisher-agnostic site, maintained by Random House, includes reviews, roundups, breaking biography news and essays from historians and authors writing...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Ask any random group of patrons of the Orange County theater world, and they can probably tell you that Hal Landon Jr. has played Ebenezer Scrooge in South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" for the last 34 years.
What they may not know is that...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:26 PM
YouTube unveiled its much-anticipated subscription service Thursday with such recognizable entertainment brands as "Sesame Street," "Jim Henson Family TV" and the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Internet's dominant online video site, whose content...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:13 PM
With its saturated colors, chrome-plated furniture, pink feathery plumes and outrageous animal chairs (ghoulish octopus, goth rhinoceros), the latest makeover of Greystone Mansion into decorator show house isn’t exactly a lesson in try-this-at-...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:23 PM
WHAT: Get ready to harmonize with Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang when the Garden Theatre stages "Sing Along with The Muppet Movie."
The production, by Heather Henson's IBEX Puppetry, will have two performances at the Winter Garden venue on July 27....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Over the years, Hollywood’s Black List has developed a reputation for showcasing the bold and the quirky: unproduced scripts that went on to become left-field hits like “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Juno” -- or, like the drunk-...
| Mar 5, 2013
For those of us who grew up learning to "Sing a Rainbow" with Captain and Mrs. Noah on the long-running children's show “Captain Noah and His Magical Ark,” you can share your memories with the next generation at Please Touch Museum in...
| Jun 6, 2013
BBC One and The Jim Henson Company are partnering to bring a Muppet-style program to television, "That Puppet Game Show."...